Mark Your Calendar-Important GME Dates-2017


2017 Important Upcoming Dates January 3 – Residency Planning Day – Learning Center Lecture Room at 12noon January 17 – GME Coordinator Meeting – Learning Center Lecture Room at 10am January 19 – GMEC Meeting – Conference Room 7 at 1:00PM February 16 – GMEC Meeting –...

2017 Important Upcoming Dates January 3 – Residency Planning Day – Learning Center Lecture Room at 12noon January 17 –

UPDATE ON NEW SECOND YEAR CURRICULUM


The new pre-clerkship curriculum for the School of Medicine is halfway through its first new L2 year.  L2 students have been through five new courses so far:  Foundations of Disease and Therapy and 4 organ systems courses, Hematology, Neuropsych, Musculoskeletal/Dermatologic, and...

The new pre-clerkship curriculum for the School of Medicine is halfway through its first new L2 year.  L2 students have

AHEC Preceptorship Program Holds Interest Luncheon for Medical Students


The collaboration of Louisiana Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) and LSU Health Sciences Center kicks off another exciting year for the Primary Care Elective Preceptorship Program – PCE 120! Eighty-one first year medical students attended the AHEC PCE-120 Interest Luncheon which was held on...

The collaboration of Louisiana Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) and LSU Health Sciences Center kicks off another exciting year for

End-of-Life Care


The End-of- Life Care elective course was redesigned for the 2016-2017 academic year. The redesigned course provides students with additional opportunities to work with hospice patients and families. In early October, students participated in an evening session with hospice staff members where they...

The End-of- Life Care elective course was redesigned for the 2016-2017 academic year. The redesigned course provides students with additional

LCME Reaccreditation Update


The School of Medicine is preparing for re-accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) in 2017-18.  Over 150 faculty on 12 subcommittees are currently working on our self-study.  This is a massive task that involves data collection about all aspects of the school’s...

The School of Medicine is preparing for re-accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) in 2017-18.  Over 150

Kourtnie Robin, Ed.D.


Dr. Kourtnie Robin has taken another professional position in education and left her position as UME Coordinator.  Kourtnie was, in a word, delightful!    We are saddened to see her leave LSU SOM.  Kourtnie was a valuable member of the UME team and will be greatly missed by all who had the...

Dr. Kourtnie Robin has taken another professional position in education and left her position as UME Coordinator.  Kourtnie was, in

School of Medicine Begins the LCME Self Study


The School of Medicine has begun the Self Study for reaccreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).  The LCME is recognized by the Department of Education, funding agencies, and state medical boards as the accrediting agency for medical schools.  Maintaining accreditation...

The School of Medicine has begun the Self Study for reaccreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).  The

UME Welcomes 201 First-Year Students to Campus, New Second-Year Curriculum Implemented


The Office of Undergraduate Medical Education welcomed 201 first-year students, who started classes on August 8.  This year’s entering class is the second class welcomed under the renewed curriculum.  Throughout the fall semester, first year students will be fully immersed in Gross and...

The Office of Undergraduate Medical Education welcomed 201 first-year students, who started classes on August 8.  This year’s entering class

Pam Galindo, J.D. Joins UME Office


The Undergraduate Medical Education Office would like to welcome Pam Galindo to our team! Ms. Galindo comes to our office with years of experience in education administration at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.  She has worked in Academic Affairs, Records, and Admissions. We are...

The Undergraduate Medical Education Office would like to welcome Pam Galindo to our team! Ms. Galindo comes to our office

Stewart Humble (L2) Selected to National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program


Stewart Humble (L2), a native of Egan, Louisiana, has been selected to the National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program.  The NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program is an accelerated, individualized doctoral training program for outstanding science students committed to...

Stewart Humble (L2), a native of Egan, Louisiana, has been selected to the National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program. 

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